Olana is a 250-acre work of landscape art that is best experienced in person on a walk or electric carriage tour around the carriage roads. If you can’t visit in person, we invite you to explore the next best thing using the tools on this page that provide a virtual experience of Church’s masterwork.
Using a sophisticated gigapanoramic camera, this interactive tool gives an overview of important locations in Olana’s landscape as designed by Frederic Church. At each imaged point, you can navigate around high-resolution spherical imagery that gives a sense of the interconnectedness of this environment.
This 10-part video series is an introduction to Olana's 250-acre designed landscape. Immerse yourself in the history of Frederic Church and the environment he created over several decades. The series focuses on Olana's landscape and its integral viewshed, as well as preservation and restoration efforts in recent years. Read More